Crews called to tackle fire at industrial unit

Fire crews were called to the scene last night
Fire crews were called to the scene last night

FIRE crews were called to an industrial unit last night after a small blaze was started in an oven.

A crew from Malton were mobilised to reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding in an industrial unit in Derwent Road, Malton at around 9.30pm yesterday.

On arrival, the crews confirmed a small fire involving an industrial oven containing plastic. Crews removed the contents of the oven outside and ventilated the building using a positive pressure fan.

The cause of the fire was accidental, a spokesperson for the fire service said.

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